Mary Ann Fiala

Mary Ann Fiala passed away Nov. 8, 2020, in Barrington.

She was born in 1932 in Chicago to Mary and George Cervenka.

Mary Ann was a young bride of 19 when she married Robert Fiala. They were married for over 55 years and Robert preceded her in death in 2007. Mary Ann was an avid golfer, reader and loved to cook, play cards and spend time with family and friends. She adored her Labrador canine companions, Quincy and Roady. She relished her grandbabies (who called her Nina), nature, birds, animals, Lost Land Lake and a good brandy old fashioned - "press."

Mary Ann and Bob lived in Hinsdale and Oak Brook and also enjoyed vacation residences in Perdido Key, Fla., and on Lost Land Lake in Hayward, Wis.

Mary Ann lived the past 10 years at Lake Barrington Woods and was fondly known as "the life of the party". Her smile, sense of humor and charming wit made her a delight to be around. She will be dearly missed.

Mary Ann is survived by her children, Steven (Karen) Fiala, Susan Fiala, and Carol Fiala; her grandchildren, Jill (Brandon) Scott, Robert (Kristin) Fiala, Jennifer Schwendener, Elizabeth Schwendener, Brandon O'Donnell and Lydia O'Donnell; and her four great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made online to The Humane Society of the United States at, or The Quiet Lakes Improvement Association, PO Box 214, Hayward, WI 54843.

Sullivan Funeral Home in Hinsdale handled the arrangements.